Malpighian layer


noun Anatomy.

the deep, germinative layer of the epidermis.

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Origin of Malpighian layer

First recorded in 1875–80
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British Dictionary definitions for Malpighian layer

Malpighian layer

noun

anatomy the innermost layer of the epidermis
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Medical definitions for Malpighian layer

Malpighian layer

n.

The basal layer of the epidermis and the prickle cell layer considered as one unit.germinative layer
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